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Greg Lucado, construction management program director, says Revel casino will deteriorate quickly without utilities: Philadelphia Inquirer

Greg Lucado, director of construction management programs at PhilaU, says the bankrupt Revel casino in Atlantic City will deteriorate quickly if utilities are turned off, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Aug. 28. In hot weather, “if you shut down the electric …

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Sustainable Design Alumna Launches New “Green” App: Philadelphia Daily News

Morgan Berman ’14 has launched a new mobile app, MilkCrate, that enables users to find environmentally friendly businesses and services in the region, the Philadelphia Daily News reported Aug. 28. The searchable database works “like a green Yelp,” Berman said. …

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PhilaU Student Medical Volunteer Trip to Ghana Featured in APPA Blog

A group of 35 PhilaU students, including many in Physician Assistant Studies, traveled to Ghana in late May-early June to provide medical services to villagers without much access to medical care, the American Academy of Physician Assistants reported Aug. 28 …

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Sustainable Design Graduate Unveils New App Targeting Eco-Friendly Businesses: NBC10

PhilaU sustainable design graduate Morgan Berman ’14 this week launched her new mobile app, MilkCrate, designed to help sustainable-minded shoppers find almost 2,000 “green” businesses in the Philadelphia region, NBC10 reported Aug. 27. The MilkCrate app serves as a hub …

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PhilaU Prepares To Dedicate Arlen Specter Center for Public Service: WHYY Newsworks

Philadelphia University will officially dedicate the Arlen Specter Center for Public Service and its newly renovated home, the historic Roxboro House, on Sept. 11, WHYY Newsworks reported Aug. 26. “In the history of Philadelphia University, this is a very unique …

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PhilaU Welcomes New Students at Convocation: WHYY Newsworks, Roxborough Review

Philadelphia University welcomed its new class of students at the Aug. 21 Convocation ceremony marking the official start of the academic year, WHYY Newsworks and Roxborough Review reported Aug. 22.

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PhilaU STEM summer camp for girls featured in Navy News Service

Philadelphia University’s summer STEM camp for middle-school girls was featured in Navy News Service on Aug. 19. PhilaU collaborates with the U.S. Navy and Girl Scouts of Eastern Pennsylvania to offer the hands-on camp focusing on science, technology, engineering and …

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Strategic Design MBA Director Nixon on Collaboration: Inc.com

Stragetic Design MBA Program Director Natalie Nixon addressed the need for collaboration at all levels of business in Inc.com on Aug. 15.

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History on Display as PhilaU Prepares to Dedicate Arlen Specter Center for Public Service: Philadelphia Inquirer

Philadelphia University will formally dedicate the Arlen Specter Center for Public Service and its newly renovated historic home, Roxboro House, on Sept. 11, The Philadelphia Inquirer reported Aug. 11. Some of the late Senator’s historic collection of documents, memorabilia and …

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Mark Sunderland on Olympian Michael Phelps’ Swimwear Deal: ESPN, US News & World Report and Others

Textile engineer and performance apparel expert Mark Sunderland talked about top Olympian Michael Phelps’ new endorsement deal with Aqua Sphere to provide his racing suits and related items in an AP story that ran in ESPN, US News & World Report and other …

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